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Melty Mozzarella Stuffed Peppers

Melty Mozzarella Stuffed Peppers

Rating
4rating out of 5

(199 reviews from our customers)

Prep Time

35 min

Cuisine

Italian

These peppers are roasted with a filling of tomato, rosemary and lemon then topped with mozarella and cooked until just melted. Served over couscous with a salsa verde made from parsley, capers, lemon and garlic. Bellisimo!

Prep Time

35 min

Cuisine

Italian

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Ingredients
For 2 people (double for 4)
Lemon
1 lemon
Couscous
120g couscous †
Red-pepper
1 red pepper
Tomato
2 tomatoes
Yellow-pepper
1 yellow pepper
garlic-clove
1 garlic clove
fresh-rosemary
5g fresh rosemary
fresh-parsley
10g fresh parsley
Capers
15g capers
Mozzarella-ball
125g fresh mozzarella †
You Will Need
Olive oil, pepper, salt

Nutritional Information*

Percentages are based on an adult's daily intake

  • 1 lemon
  • 120g couscous<span class="strong">†</span>
  • 1 red pepper
  • 1 tomato
  • 1 yellow pepper
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 5g rosemary
  • 10g parsley
  • 1 bag of capers (15g)
  • 1 mozzarella ball (125g)<span class="strong">†</span>
Typical Values per 100g per serving
Energy 470 kJ
112 kcal
1742 kJ
413 kcal
Fat
of which saturates
3.5 g
2.2 g
13 g
8 g
Carbohydrate
of which sugars
15.4 g
3.5 g
56.9 g
13 g
Fibre 1.6 g 6 g
Protein 5.9 g 21.8 g
Salt 0.13 g 0.49 g
*Gousto’s nutritional information only applies to ingredients supplied by Gousto. The cooking process and additional ingredients added at home (listed under “What you’ll need”) will affect total values.
Ingredients contain
1 lemon
lemon
120g couscous
durum wheat (gluten) semolina (100%)
1 red pepper
red pepper
1 tomato
tomato
1 yellow pepper
yellow pepper
1 garlic clove
garlic
5g rosemary
rosemary (100%)
10g parsley
flat parley (100%)
1 bag of capers (15g)
Capers, water, vinegar, salt.
1 mozzarella ball (125g)
pasteurised cows milk, salt, microbial rennet, citric acid
Allergens
  • Allergens highlighted by † (gluten, milk)

In addition to the recipe specific allergen information provided, due to production and packing methods Gousto boxes may also contain low levels of the following allergens: Cereals containing gluten; Crustaceans; Eggs; Fish; Peanuts; Soya; Milk; Nuts: almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, cashews ,pecan nuts ,brazil nuts, pistachio nuts, macadamia nuts; Celery; Sesame; Sulphur dioxide and Sulphites; Lupin; Molluscs; Mustard.

Cooking Instructions
Instructions for 2 people (double for 4)
1 Melty Stuffed peppers

Preheat the oven to 240°C/ 220°C (fan)/ 475°F/ Gas 9

Cut the peppers in half lengthways and discard the pith and seeds

Add the halves cut-side up to an oven-proof baking dish

Dice the tomatoes finely

2 Melty Stuffed peppers

Stuff the tomatoes inside the peppers 

Strip the rosemary leaves from their stalks and chop the leaves finely, discarding the stalks

Halve the lemon(s)

3 Melty Stuffed peppers

Sprinkle the peppers with rosemary and drizzle with the juice of half the (whole) lemon and 1/2-1 tbsp olive oil

Season generously with salt and pepper

Put the dish in the oven for 25 min or until tender

 

4 Melty Mozzarella Stuffed Peppers (V)

Chop the parsley finely, including the stalks

Chop the capers coarsely

Meanwhile, peel and chop (or grate) the garlic finely

5 Melty Stuffed peppers

Combine the garlic, parsley, chopped capers, remaining lemon juice and 3 tbsp (6 tbsp) olive oil

Season generously with salt and pepper - this is your salsa verde

Boil a kettle for your couscous

6 Melty Stuffed peppers

Drain and cut the mozzarella into 4 (8) pieces

When the peppers are nearly tender, add the couscous to a shallow bowl with 200ml (400ml) boiled water, cover and set aside until serving 

7 Melty Stuffed peppers

Once tender, remove the peppers from the oven and add a chunk of mozzarella

Return the dish to the oven for 5 min or until the cheese has just melted

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Fluff the cooked coucous with a fork and season generously with salt and pepper

Serve the stuffed peppers over the couscous with the salsa verde drizzled over

Enjoy!

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